Jul 5, 2014

This Guy Flew a Quadcopter Through Fireworks and It Looks Awesome

This Guy Flew a Quadcopter Through Fireworks and It Looks Awesome

This is what the inside of a fireworks show looks like! Jos Stiglingh attached a GoPro to a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter and flew it through a fireworks show in West Palm Beach, Florida. His quadcopter emerged unscathed and he was able to capture some incredible footage. Music is Con te partirò by Andrea…

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Jul 5, 2014

Furniture with Rivers of Glass Running Through Them

Furniture with Rivers of Glass Running Through Them

Greg Klassen is a one-man furniture maker based out of Lynden, Washington. The craftsman is inspired by the Pacific Northwest and the trees that grow there. Klassen remarks, “no two trees are the same just as no two pieces are that I make from them.” All pieces are handmade, one at a time and the…

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Jul 4, 2014

Picture of the Day: The Statue of Liberty from Above

Picture of the Day: The Statue of Liberty from Above

Photograph by Apple Maps / Digital Globe In celebration of the Fourth of July (The United States’ Independence Day) we see a satellite view of the iconic Statue of Liberty, a neoclassical sculpture located on Liberty Island in the middle of New York Harbor (40°41’21″N 74°2’40″W). The statue, designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and…

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Jul 4, 2014

This Is What Daytime Fireworks Look Like

This Is What Daytime Fireworks Look Like

We’ve all seen fireworks at night, but what about on a sunny afternoon? At the Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Qatar, Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang put on one of his largest explosion events ever, utilizing microchip-controlled explosives to form incredible designs and patterns. Each set of explosions was calculated to paint a…

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Jul 4, 2014

Divers Explore Sunken Cruise Ship Costa Concordia

Divers Explore Sunken Cruise Ship Costa Concordia

Days before salvage workers attempt the historic task of refloating the marooned Costa Concordia, newly released video has revealed the ghostly world — frozen in time — deep inside the luxury cruise ship. Police divers entering the 950 foot (290 m) vessel, which smashed into rocks on the Italian island of Giglio in 2012,…

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Jul 4, 2014

The Shirk Report – Volume 273

The Shirk Report – Volume 273

Welcome to the Shirk Report where you will find the 25 funny images, 10 interesting articles and 5 entertaining videos from the last 7 days of sifting. Most images found on Reddit; articles from Twitter, RSS and email; videos come from everywhere. Any suggestions? Send a note to submit@twistedsifter.com 25 IMAGES – FRIDAY!!11! Take…

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Jul 3, 2014

How to Talk like Porky Pig

How to Talk like Porky Pig

Even when you know how it’s done it doesn’t make it any easier to imitate! This is a clip from the documentary, I Know That Voice (2013). Voice actor Bob Bergen explains how to talk like the famous Looney Tunes character, Porky Pig.

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